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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-04-2017, 09:27 AM
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Posted By dougri
I would add that some might have held on to the...

I would add that some might have held on to the hope that 3D would be retained for gaming, but for: 1) serious gamers also being a subset of the masses, and 2) VR beginning to take hold in gaming for...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-04-2017, 09:15 AM
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Views: 134,950
Posted By dougri
Except that in high cost of living areas, LG...

Except that in high cost of living areas, LG reimbursement rates to their repair network for warranty work supposedly barely cover cost... having had issues with an LG washer, I can tell you finding...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-08-2016, 11:08 AM
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Posted By dougri
4 times the zones is 4x the LEDs... true, they...

4 times the zones is 4x the LEDs... true, they would not all need to be on at the same time, but given that even LED efficiency maxes out at around 20%, power is still being used by all the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-08-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 76,893
Posted By dougri
So, just to understand, you are asking them for a...

So, just to understand, you are asking them for a larger set with quadruple the LEDs while lowering power requirements, adding an additional licensing fee, at a lower price point? Should be no...
Forum: OLED Technology Great Found Deals!   12-07-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 222,877
Posted By dougri
CP also drop-ships when they can, so they may be...

CP also drop-ships when they can, so they may be allocated and shipped from LG... so, replacement when they have none inventoried would require purchasing another set from LG and then CP dealing with...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-05-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 35,192
Posted By dougri
The great thing about robots that you can't...

The great thing about robots that you can't distinguish from humans, and that they themselves can't distinguish from human, is that there are no rules in the script. Does anyone outside the park...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,738
Posted By dougri
That't right... getting it mixed up with their...

That't right... getting it mixed up with their dual modulation monitors
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,738
Posted By dougri
No loss of efficiency with 2nd lcd? I thought one...

No loss of efficiency with 2nd lcd? I thought one of the drawbacks was all the filters/layers needed:confused:
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,738
Posted By dougri
Is this basically the same tech Dolby used in...

Is this basically the same tech Dolby used in their DV R&D?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,738
Posted By dougri
so, what are they using for a backlight? nuclear...

so, what are they using for a backlight? nuclear fusion?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,738
Posted By dougri
hopefully the light modulation layer is cheaper...

hopefully the light modulation layer is cheaper to produce than the FALD backlight/drivers... would be nice to have 75"+ high-end displays for under $3K
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   12-01-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,598
Posted By dougri
Problem is most of us would have to replace the...

Problem is most of us would have to replace the window treatments and paint the wall behind our TV a neutral gray. As far as dynamic control, what would you use as a reference for bias luminance?...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   12-01-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,598
Posted By dougri
The extent of strain depends on the content and...

The extent of strain depends on the content and overall brightness... it may be negligible with darker movies and an OLED and intolerable with Pixar and your TV. As for me (with an LG 55LHX FALD) at...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   11-30-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,598
Posted By dougri
For those of us that do watch our TVs in a dark...

For those of us that do watch our TVs in a dark room (watching my FALD in a dark room right now), the percentage of people that do is largely irrelevant ;). As far as actual nits, HDR stands for High...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   11-30-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,598
Posted By dougri
Awesome... just what I was hoping to hear! Thanks

Awesome... just what I was hoping to hear! Thanks
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   11-30-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,598
Posted By dougri
Thanks... does the software vendor provide any...

Thanks... does the software vendor provide any description of the color volume plots/methodology? This type of measurement/comparison will certainly become more prevalent over the next few years and...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   11-30-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,598
Posted By dougri
OK... makes sense, since the comparative plots in...

OK... makes sense, since the comparative plots in the article of the DCI-P3 standard in CIELAB coordinates both converge to what I assume to be D65 at some normalized luminance, it begs the...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   11-30-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,598
Posted By dougri
You had me until the last paragraph... if two...

You had me until the last paragraph... if two displays are capable of full DCI-P3 coverage to 500 nits (not saying any display is, but for the sake of argument), would not both displays have a full...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   11-30-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,598
Posted By dougri
Thanks for your informed responses... learning...

Thanks for your informed responses... learning more every day. That same lack of day/night calibration also would create issues for eye strain at night, no? Heck, maybe I'll buy an LCD for daytime...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   11-30-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,598
Posted By dougri
I think I understand and agree, just think I...

I think I understand and agree, just think I prefer different semantics given the drastic effect the washout has on projection screens where ambient light becomes the primary detriment to image...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   11-30-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,598
Posted By dougri
That is the conventional (and correct) assertion...

That is the conventional (and correct) assertion for projection systems, more specifically with lambertian surfaces, but that is not the case with emissive displays. Not to say that absolute black...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   11-30-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,598
Posted By dougri
That was what I anticipated... my, admittedly...

That was what I anticipated... my, admittedly limited, understanding of CIELAB is that while derived from experimental trials on color perception, it is intended to be device-independent. Thus, the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-29-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,735
Posted By dougri
Hopefully at some point in the past 3.5 yrs he...

Hopefully at some point in the past 3.5 yrs he made a decision and moved forward ;)
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-29-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 52,849
Posted By dougri
I think it really depends on your needs... if you...

I think it really depends on your needs... if you favor dark movies in a dark room (e.g. scifi at night), OLED is tough to beat. If you prefer animations, sports or possibly gaming in a bright...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-29-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By dougri
not really sure there is anything that needs to...

not really sure there is anything that needs to be changed, but if you are looking to spend money... a professional calibration on your new OLED would be $ well spent :)
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